1859 New Hampshire gubernatorial election

The 1859 New Hampshire gubernatorial election was held on March 8, 1859.[1]

1859 New Hampshire gubernatorial election

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Nominee Ichabod Goodwin Asa P. Cate
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 36,326 32,802
Percentage 52.53% 47.43%

Governor before election

William Haile
Republican

Elected Governor

Ichabod Goodwin
Republican

Incumbent Republican Governor William Haile did not stand for re-election.

Republican nominee Ichabod Goodwin defeated Democratic nominee Asa P. Cate with 52.53% of the vote.

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

1859 New Hampshire gubernatorial election[3][4][5][6][7][a]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Ichabod Goodwin 36,326 52.53%
Democratic Asa P. Cate 32,802 47.43%
Scattering 27 0.04%
Majority 3,524 5.10%
Turnout 69,155
Republican hold Swing

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Some sources give Goodwin's total as 36,296.[8][9][10] The result given is taken from the New Hampshire Senate Journal.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "New-Hampshire Election". The Jeffersonian. Stroudsburg, Pa. March 10, 1859. p. 2. Retrieved 26 December 2021.
  2. ^ Cross, Lucy R. H. (1905). History of Northfield, New Hampshire, 1780-1905. Vol. I. Concord, N.H.: Rumford Printing Co. p. 160.
  3. ^ Dubin, Michael J. (2003). United States Gubernatorial Elections, 1776-1860: The Official Results by State and County. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland. p. 157. ISBN 978-0-7864-1439-0.
  4. ^ Journal of the House of Representatives of the State of New-Hampshire, June Session, 1859. Concord: Asa McFarland, State Printer. 1859. p. 32.
  5. ^ Lyon, G. Parker. The New-Hampshire Annual Register, and United States Calendar, for the year 1860. Concord: G. Parker Lyon. p. 137.
  6. ^ Carter, Hosea B., ed. (1891). "Gubernatorial Vote of New Hampshire – 1784 to 1890". The New Hampshire Manual for the General Court 1680–1891. Concord: Office of the Secretary of State. p. 155.
  7. ^ Coolidge, A. J.; Mansfield, J. B. (1860). History and Description of New England. New Hampshire. Boston: Austin J. Coolidge. p. 709.
  8. ^ Glashan, Roy R. (1979). American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978. Westport, CT: Meckler Books. pp. 202–203. ISBN 0-930466-17-9.
  9. ^ Gubernatorial Elections, 1787-1997. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Inc. 1998. p. 67. ISBN 1-56802-396-0.
  10. ^ Kallenbach, Joseph E.; Kallenbach, Jessamine S., eds. (1977). American State Governors, 1776-1976. Vol. I. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Oceana Publications, Inc. p. 385. ISBN 0-379-00665-0.